Two men fleeing from the Florida Highway Patrol crashed on the Howard Frankland Bridge, then jumped into the water, troopers said. One was rescued and the other found dead.
The incident blocked all northbound traffic into Tampa. A rush of law enforcement and rescue vehicles arrived and blocked all northbound lanes. Tampa Fire Rescue said one person was pulled from the water by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission boat sent to the scene. That person is believed to be the driver, troopers said.
He sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. The passenger was later found dead by rescue boats. Traffic cameras show a massive prostitution in st sheffield on the bridge while rescue vessels searched the water around it. Some of the northbound lanes were eventually reopened.
The Highway Patrol did not release the name of either man, say what charges the driver may face or detail the tampaa and value of the cash and drugs recovered. It has been a tense scene at the Orient Road Jail where protesters have been demanding that cr of their colleagues be freed after his arrest earlier in the day in an incident involving a car that drove through their ranks in Hyde Park. The Tampa Police Department has not responded to a request from the Tampa Bay Times for information about the incident.
It was not known what charges he faces. Hillsborough deputies then came out and moved the protesters back.
More than half the group got into their cars, apparently because someone heard on the radio that officers were preparing to use force against the protesters. Some protesters stayed standing under the breezeway.
The protester who was arrested jumped onto the roof of the car, which sped away, taking the man along with it. When Tampa police officers intervened, they arrested the protester and let the driver go.
That agency runs the jail and was not involved wwith the earlier incident. Protesters at the Orient Road Jail to demand the release of a man taken into custody putas nuas a car drove through their march earlier Saturday. Hillsborough sheriff's deputies moved them away from the sally port gate, which they damaged.
There was word that someone heard over woman seeking man corona police scanner that flr were going to use force to disperse them. Half went to their vehicles, remaining in the parking lot, while aomeone remain in front of the Orient Road Jail under the breezeway. In a civil and calm interaction, one deputy wrote down the plate of the driver, given to him by the protesters.
The scene is much quieter tonight in St.
Petersburg, where about 30 protester have gathered and are about to start their nightly march. Pete every day march with St. It needs complete systemic reform and we are going to be out here every single day until we get that. She's behind the bullhorn tonight.
Protesters in St. Petersburg are marching and chanting through downtown streets. The protest is peaceful. Some ride skateboards and bikes.
The protesters have arrived at the Orient Road Jail looking to free the man who was taken into custody after the incident involving the car that drove through their ranks earlier Saturday. They marched up to ssomeone facility and demanded his release. The lobby is locked for the weekend, so they started banging on the front doors demanding that he be freed. Times journalists Josh Solomon and Luis Santana are at the jail.
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Protesters surround the entrance to the Orient Rd Jail in Tampa demanding the release of their fellow protester that was arrested by TampaPD earlier today in Hyde Park. Some of the protest groups are also discussing what to do next in the parking lot. Tampa police have 203 598 6265 escort released any statements about the incident.
Protesters also approached the sally port — a secure garage where prisoners are removed and placed inside vehicles for transport — and appear to have damaged the gate there.
Detention deputies took out there Tasers and told the protesters to stand away from the gate. Some of the protesters began rattled the gate at the sally port, breaking it free. Deputies unhosltered tasers and told protesters to move back. There was a harrowing altercation between a driver and protesters on Saturday evening in Hyde Park.
Then a dark-colored Volkswagen sedan approached the crowd just before 7 p. The driver slowly approached the marchers, causing a standoff. Protesters stood and blocked S Albany Avenue. But the driver kept inching forward through the crowd. Some gave way as the car went through their ranks.
Some jumped onto the hood and started banging on the windshield, cracking it. Then the car turned right onto W Swann Avenue and sped away floroda one protester still clinging to the hood. Police vehicles escort australia fremantle flying into the area. When a Times reporter got there, about 20 officers were on the street.
Some were in helmets. The officers told the Volkswagen driver to leave the area, and hooker glasgow driver did. Then officers took the protester who was on the hood of the car into custody. The police then left as protesters became irate. Video of the incident was provided to the Times by the Restorative Justice Coalition.
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